100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1898

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 8,160
2 William 0 7,399
3 James 0 5,321
4 George 0 4,854
5 Charles 0 3,557
6 Joseph 0 3,171
7 Robert +1 2,933
8 Frank -1 2,925
9 Edward 0 2,337
10 Thomas +1 2,161
11 Henry -1 2,145
12 Harry +1 2,129
13 Walter -1 2,002
14 Arthur 0 1,619
15 Fred +1 1,447
16 Albert -1 1,417
17 Clarence 0 1,326
18 Willie 0 1,134
19 Dewey +92 1,115
20 Roy -1 1,049
21 Paul -1 991
22 Harold -1 963
23 Raymond -1 929
24 Carl +1 919
25 Earl -1 883
26 Richard +5 873
27 Louis -4 862
28 Ernest -1 839
29 Joe -3 827
30 David -1 815
31 Ralph +1 803
32 Samuel -4 749
33 Charlie -3 728
34 Herbert +1 716
35 Howard -2 706
36 Alfred +4 645
37 Jack +5 633
38 Andrew -2 611
39 Leo +7 588
40 Elmer -6 583
41 Oscar -4 546
42 Sam +3 543
43 Francis 0 541
44 Lawrence -3 533
45 Daniel -6 523
46 Lee +1 498
47 Jesse -9 476
48 Will -4 475
49 Eugene 0 474
50 Herman 0 467
51 Floyd -3 434
52 Michael +5 434
53 Leonard +8 421
54 Peter -3 409
55 Benjamin -1 405
56 Ray -4 394
57 Edwin -4 392
58 Clyde 0 383
59 Claude 0 371
60 Frederick -4 368
61 Russell +3 359
62 Lewis -7 352
63 Martin -3 339
64 Tom -1 337
65 Anthony +11 325
66 Chester +1 321
67 Clifford +1 317
68 Leroy -2 315
69 Ben -4 310
70 Lester -8 298
71 Stanley +6 295
72 Edgar -3 285
73 Bernard +5 284
74 Harvey -2 284
75 Theodore +10 281
76 Luther -5 275
77 Jim -2 269
78 Jessie +1 267
79 Lloyd -5 265
80 Otto 0 259
81 Eddie -8 256
82 Jacob +6 256
83 Leon -2 252
84 Hugh +2 250
85 Homer -15 246
86 Philip +3 244
87 Cecil -3 243
88 Donald +4 239
89 Ed +1 228
90 Leslie -7 228
91 Milton +15 225
92 Archie +3 222
93 Patrick -6 219
94 Guy -1 215
95 Everett +5 212
96 Norman -5 207
97 Victor -1 205
98 Ira +1 195
99 Stephen -5 195
100 Kenneth +5 191
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 14,406
2 Anna 0 5,773
3 Helen 0 5,230
4 Margaret 0 4,696
5 Ruth 0 4,249
6 Florence +1 3,790
7 Elizabeth -1 3,659
8 Ethel 0 3,531
9 Marie 0 3,435
10 Lillian +1 3,060
11 Alice +5 2,846
12 Edna 0 2,813
13 Emma -3 2,788
14 Clara +1 2,731
15 Grace -1 2,726
16 Bessie +1 2,647
17 Bertha -4 2,642
18 Annie +2 2,470
19 Hazel -1 2,439
20 Rose -1 2,436
21 Minnie 0 2,409
22 Frances +5 2,379
23 Mabel -1 2,331
24 Gertrude -1 2,302
25 Martha +1 2,184
26 Pearl -1 2,158
27 Gladys +5 2,136
28 Mildred +5 2,103
29 Ida -5 2,090
30 Myrtle -1 2,090
31 Esther -3 2,047
32 Edith -2 1,981
33 Elsie -2 1,919
34 Irene +4 1,902
35 Eva 0 1,823
36 Nellie +1 1,810
37 Sarah -3 1,800
38 Laura +1 1,768
39 Ella -3 1,715
40 Agnes 0 1,709
41 Catherine +1 1,705
42 Louise -1 1,693
43 Dorothy 0 1,671
44 Lillie 0 1,522
45 Julia 0 1,462
46 Josephine +1 1,425
47 Carrie -1 1,371
48 Hattie 0 1,328
49 Lena +1 1,320
50 Mattie +3 1,314
51 Cora -2 1,304
52 Alma -1 1,299
53 Viola +5 1,272
54 Blanche +1 1,269
55 Jessie -3 1,244
56 Mae -2 1,239
57 Jennie -1 1,194
58 Ruby -1 1,191
59 Lucy +2 1,144
60 Beatrice +8 1,122
61 Marion -1 1,086
62 Fannie +5 1,085
63 Mamie -4 1,084
64 Lula -1 1,069
65 Stella -1 1,062
66 Ada 0 1,022
67 Maude -5 1,009
68 Dora +1 929
69 Katherine -4 914
70 Pauline +2 900
71 Willie -1 878
72 Maggie +3 876
73 Vera 0 875
74 Nora -3 868
75 Rosa -1 841
76 Evelyn +4 836
77 Sadie -1 808
78 Virginia +6 801
79 Marguerite -1 800
80 Lucille +2 795
81 Ellen -4 786
82 Beulah -1 783
83 Effie -4 714
84 Daisy +2 712
85 Susie 0 702
86 May +5 696
87 Nettie +3 678
88 Lydia -5 677
89 Kathryn +4 671
90 Leona -1 665
91 Della -4 656
92 Georgia +9 654
93 Olive -1 644
94 Emily -6 628
95 Eleanor 0 620
96 Bernice +7 619
97 Hilda -3 610
98 Flora +8 607
99 Thelma +18 605
100 Sallie -2 598